Iphalishi (Porridge)

Serves 4


3 cups of cold water

1 tsp salt

1 cup maize meal

1 cup full cream milk


To serve:

Full Cream Milk

Softened butter

White Sugar


Place the water and salt into a pot, then bring to a boil.

Mix together maize meal and the milk.

Whisk maize meal mixture into the boiling water.

Cover with a lid then simmer for at least 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

To serve, spoon porridge into bowls, then stir in sugar to taste. Top with some milk and a dollop of butter.